UFC wins legal battle with Ken Shamrock

Las Vegas, NV (USA) – Zuffa, LLC, doing business as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® (“UFC®”), was awarded a legal victory today against former champion, Ken Shamrock. Shamrock, who claimed Zuffa had violated certain contractual provisions of his final fight agreement, was demanding several hundreds of thousands of dollars in compensation he claimed was due and … Read more

Memorial service set for Bob Shamrock

Photo courtesy of Knucklepit.com - Bob Shamrock with 19-year-old Ken on his 1st day at college.

A memorial service for Bob Shamrock, the father of legendary MMA fighters Ken Shamrock and younger brother Frank Shamrock has been planned for 2pm Monday, January 18th at Calvary Baptist Church, 995 Paiute Lane in Susanville, CA 96130. A reception will follow at the same location – his family has announced.

Bob Shamrock died Thursday, Jan 14th at age 68 due to health complications with Diabetes at the home of his eldest son Ken Shamrock surrounded by friends and family. Bob will be remembered most for opening up his home in Susanville, CA to literally hundreds of troubled kids.

The Shamrock Boys Home was the beginning of life changing events for both Ken & Frank Shamrock who were both eventually adopted by Bob and introduced to competitive sports and eventually MMA.

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Interview with “Coach’s Blog” author and SSF Submission Academy’s Ron Dayley

Here’s a very cool interview with our very own “Coach’s Blog” author, Ron Dayley. The guys from ATO talk to Ron about some of his past experiences within the sport, such as his time at the Lion’s Den, and cornering Australian fighter Brad Morris when he fought Cain Velasquez at “UFC 83: Serra vs. St. … Read more

PRO MMA exclusive interview: Mikey Burnett – “I will compete again”

Mikey Burnett knows about hard times. He has persevered through various personal issues, including a bitter divorce, and has been entrenched in a lawsuit for the past couple of years in relation to his appearance on season 4 of The Ultimate Fighter: The Comeback.

Despite the tough times and setbacks, Mikey Burnett is still standing, and is looking to come back yet again from his latest adversity, a severe neck injury that threatens his very livelihood.

It’s hard to believe he has been a part of the sport for so long, appearing way back at UFC 16, and then battling Pat Miletich at UFC Ultimate Brazil back in 1998 for the UFC’s Lightweight Title, which was later changed to the Welterweight division as we know it today.

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